Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Physician - Endocrinology (Part-Time) in Kernersville, North Carolina

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Kernersville, NC
Work Schedule is Part Time 40 hours - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 5/11/2016 (168 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 12/30/2016 (65 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Come and be a part of our team with a mission to serve those who have served our country at the Kernersville Health Care Center (HCC), which is a part of the Salisbury VA Medical Center. You will work at the Winston-Salem Outpatient Clinic until arrangements are made to move to the HCC, which is expected to open in spring of 2016. The Kernersville HCC is a modern 275,000 square foot facility. In addition to primary care health services, the following additional services planned: Ambulatory Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Outpatient Dialysis, Dental Services, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Mental Health, Infusion Services, Cardiology, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization lab, EP Cardiology, Bronchoscopy and Gastroenterology including procedures. Emergency Care and inpatient care is provided at the VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC.

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): T1703404

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?



The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the VA Medical Center, Salisbury NC is seeking to recruit a part-time jointly appointed staff physician with Wake Forest University with training and expertise in Adult Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.

The incumbant is to join a multidisciplinary program providing complex outpatient services as part of a multispecialty environment at the newly opened Kernersville Health Care Center.

Applicants should have leadership skills and motivation to provide oversight of administrative operations, clinical care, and teaching with responsibilities that include the supervision of fellows from Wake Forest University Endocrinology and Diabetes Fellowship Program.

The Division manages patients with complex diseases and actively participates in the management of patients with diabetes on insulin pumps, as well as coordinating the management of thyroid cancer patients with the general surgery department.

The Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism program is highly focused on improving outcomes and strongly encourages collaboration with providers in other departments, especially primary care. Applicant's length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Board in determining the salary of the applicant selected. Academic appointment will be commensurate with experience.

Work Schedule: Work schedules may vary depending on the hiring facility.

Functional Statement Title/#: Scope of Practice will be determined by Physician Functional Statement

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Basic Requirements: The ideal candidate may be board certified/eligible in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and currently hold an academic appointment.

  • Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
  • Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: The preferred physician candidate may be board certified/eligible in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and currently hold an academic appointment for optimal inclusion for the position.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Note*:* Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

Physical Requirements: Physical and mental status of individuals should enable them to perform all their duties under normal and emergent conditions. The applicant must have the ability to perform efficiently and without hazard to self or others will encompass consideration of physical, mental, and emotional ability as related to realistic requirements for the duties and responsibilities to be assumed.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. During our review, if your résumé and application package do not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email (if provided); otherwise, applicants will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

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VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. The VHA physician brochure provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice.

Annual leave shall accrue for part-time physicians at the rate of 240 hours per leave year (1 hour of annual leave earned per each 10 hours in a pay status).

Other Information

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Salary Range: $100,957.00 to $215,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: VM-0602-00/00

Promotion Potential: 00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 438751500

Job Announcement Number: VHA-659-16-TAB-1703404-BU